Chamba Valley

Chamba Valley is one of the picturesque valleys of Dalhousie, one of the quixotic and picture perfect hill resorts of Himachal Pradesh. An ever popular tourist destination, the Chamba Valley is a photographer's dream and certainly worth an artist's pencil. The stunning valley is laced by the Ravi River and adorned by the colorful wild flowers.

The stunning landscape is a big draw with the tourists. However, the quaint town is also endowed with several splendid temples that date back to antiquity. The Laxmi Narayan Temple, the Brajreshwari Devi Temple, the Sui Mata Temple, the Chamunda Devi Temple and the Surara Temples are some of the eminent temples of the valley. Another popular tourist attraction of Chamba Valley is Chowgan, the mall area of the quaint little town that plays host to all the fairs and festivals of the town.

The other noteworthy tourist attractions of the spectacular Chamba Valley include the Rang Mahal. The Himachal Emporium that sells an exquisite range of handicraft items is housed within the premises of the Rang Mahal. Tourists can also get an insight of the history of the town by visiting the Bhuri Singh Museum that is a repository of priceless artifacts and treasured manuscripts, which recount the sagas of a bygone era.

St. Andrews Church and Gandhi Gate are some of the other renowned tourist attractions of the Chamba Valley. Tourists visiting the valley can also undertake a sojourn to the panoramic hill stations like Bharmaur, Dalhousie and Khajjiar.

Last Updated on 9/13/2011